Gami Chicken and Beer


Gami have added another WA outlet, adding to the Shafto Lane spot – and a dozen or so in Victoria – this one at Whitford City – and it certainly an attractive looking place- bright, light, airy, clean lines – all looks appealing. Whitford City has ...

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Saturday lunch at Padburys


We had been woken from our reverie by a couple of cars managing, somehow, both going the same direction, to hit each other with one ending up in the front yard of a house at the end of our street. With the accompanying loud noises, ambulances, ...

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Mrs Brown


We had been to lunch at a restaurant on the beach and afterwards walked back to Queen Victoria Street and the North Freo strip – a couple of bars, antique shops, live music venue, providore, a great bottle shop, restaurants – and stopped in at Mrs ...

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Only open a few weeks in Newcastle Street, and I have only been once but, based on that visit, I reckon this is the best Vietnamese restaurant in Perth, certainly the best in Northbridge by a country mile. It has opened in place of what was a Chinese ...

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Jezebelle in Guildford

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We have been to Jezebelle a number of times and dropped in again on the weekend for a drink and bite to eat – the menu designates itself as tapas style – small and large share plates – while the wine list has a range of local, Australian and ...

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Nasi Lemak Korner


Nasi Lemak Korner has two outlets – one in Como and the other on the corner of Stirling Highway and Glyde Street, Mosman Park – and it was to the latter we went one night this week – it is directly opposite the train station so great if you are ...

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Walking into Win’s (in a small plaza of Chinese restaurants at the top end of William Street) you could have gone into a time warp and ended up in a 1960s country town Chinese – the décor is that underwhelming – a little bit of red velvet and a few ...

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Guildford Tea Rooms

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The Guildford Tearooms on James Street has seating on the footpath, sectioned off with lattice work and sheltered by umbrellas, as well as in a number of small rooms inside – each decorated with sideboards festooned with ornaments and walls with ...

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Quills re-visited


On our previous visit to Quills, a restaurant in the Wattle Grove shopping centre, some months ago now, we were impressed by the quality of the food, the set up and the general feel of the place - reflecting on that, and on my review at the time, our ...

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Olive Farm Winery


We hadn’t dropped into Olive Farm from many months until the long weekend when we again visited this, the oldest winery in WA; for many years located in South Guildford, the move to the Swan Valley came around 2007, to a purpose built, and ...

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